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MINI Concept Aceman gets 'Pokémon Mode' at 2022 gamescom
24 August 2022
MUNICH/COLOGNE: MINI will be the main sponsor at this year's gamescom in Cologne from Aug 24-28. It's the first sponsor from the automotive sector of the world's largest games even...
Honda may decouple supply chain from China, says paper
24 August 2022
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co Ltd is considering building a separate supply chain that would lower its dependence on China, the Sankei newspaper reported today, in what would be a high pro...
Hyundai poll highlights mobility wishes of today's children
24 August 2022
LONDON: Self-charging electric cars and public transport to space are the top of the future mobility wish list, according to today’s youngsters. Over seven in 10 children aged 6...
Touch ‘n Go says enhanced NFC-enabled cards to be restocked ...
24 August 2022
PETALING JAYA: Users of the Touch ‘n Go eWallet app may have received a notification earlier today informing them that the company’s NFC-enabled enhanced TNG cards will be back in ...
Toyota recognises California authority to set vehicle emissi...
24 August 2022
WASHINGTON: Toyota Motor Corp on Tuesday said it recognised the state of California's authority to set vehicle emissions standards under the US Clean Air Act. Toyota said the mo...
Hino expelled from Toyota-led commercial vehicle partnership
24 August 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said today that Hino Motors had been expelled from a commercial vehicle partnership which the Japanese automaker leads following the truckmaker's widening ...
Nissan to cease producing cylinder heads for Renault from 20...
24 August 2022
PARIS: Nissan said it would stop production of cylinder heads for French car maker Renault at its plant in Sunderland, northern England, from early 2024, adding it did not expect t...
Hanoi sets up roadmap for motorcycle exhaust emissions contr...
24 August 2022
HANOI: Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed a roadmap for controlling motorcycle exhaust emissions, Vietnam News Agency reported. Local authorities...
Maths expert creates formula to predict child tantrums in ca...
24 August 2022
LONDON: A statistician has calculated the "exact formula" for predicting the chances - and timing - of children throwing a tantrum in the backseat of a car during a long journey. ...
Aug 25-31: RON97 petrol down 5 sen to RM4.30
24 August 2022
PETALING JAYA: The retail price of RON97 petrol will drop 5 sen to RM4.30 per litre with effect from Aug 25-31. Prices of RON95 petrol and diesel remain unchanged at their respe...
The high-tech Hungarian proving ground where robot cars get ...
24 August 2022
ZALAEGERSZEG (Hungary) : The Mercedes-Benz is trailing behind a Kia saloon at highway speed, the distance between the two cars is correct and the atmosphere is relaxed. The driv...
McLaren to sell its supercars in India’s price-sensitive mar...
24 August 2022
NEW DELHI: McLaren Automotive Ltd. is trying to win over buyers in India, a market infamous in the automotive world for being demanding on price. The British luxury-car maker is...
Supercar Blondie is ahead of the line with Lexus LFA success...
24 August 2022
LOS ANGELES: YouTuber Supercar Blondie has something to crow about. She has been given first access to the Electrified Sport concept car that is set to be the successor to the Lexu...
Proton and Pekat Group to install green energy photovoltaic ...
23 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton and Pekat Group Bhd, through their respective subsidiaries, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote the adoption of solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
Ford cuts 3,000 jobs as it pivots to EVs, software
23 August 2022
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co said it will cut a total of 3,000 salaried and contract jobs, mostly in North America and India, as it restructures to catch up with Tesla Inc in the race to...
Locally assembled Mercedes-Benz C 200 and C 300 unveiled fro...
23 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The new generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class line-up, which was launched in Malaysia in February as a fully-imported model, is now available in locally assembled (CKD) fo...
BMW M GmbH begins concept testing for all-electric cars
23 August 2022
MUNICH: BMW M GmbH announced last week it has started the first test drives of a so-called concept test vehicle for innovative drive and chassis control systems. A multidiscipli...
Electric vehicle industry prizes steel over aluminum, says U...
23 August 2022
NEW YORK: Electric-vehicle makers are choosing steel over aluminum as the preferred metal for automotive bodies, says the top executive at the largest steel provider to the US car ...
Hella teams up with auto2u.my to promote its first LED headl...
23 August 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: German automotive lighting company Hella has unveiled its first LED bulb product for car headlights. The launch of the Hella Retrofit LED headlight bulb is exclusi...
Electric cars have a big tyre conundrum
23 August 2022
NEW YORK: The Lucid Air Dream Edition travels up to 836km on a charge, more than any electric vehicle on the market by a wide margin. If a buyer chooses the larger, 21-inch whee...